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Film Friday: Adventures in XPan Land

Film Friday: Adventures in XPan Land

Today's Post by Joe Farace Film Fridays are back... “How many cameras do you own?” was a question that Joe Meehan asked me and some other photo magazine editors at one of the last film-based photokina trade shows. One former Shutterbug editor said it was somewhere...

Q&A: Here’s a Few Portrait Posing Basics

Q&A: Here’s a Few Portrait Posing Basics

Today's post by Joe Farace “In my photographs it is apparent that there was no posing at the moment I released the shutter.”—Jerzy Kosinski One question that I'm often asked is how do I pose models. The first part of the process is recognizing what kind of subject...

How Important Is White Balance in Infrared Photography?

How Important Is White Balance in Infrared Photography?

Today’s Post by Joe Farace There are those photography gurus, pundits and experts who have strong opinions about certain subjects. This is certainly true when it comes to the topic of RAW files and especially RAW infrared images. So let me get out of the way first and...

Big Studio Looks Without the Cost

Big Studio Looks Without the Cost

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Before I moved to Daisy Hill and set up my current home studio much of my portrait and glamour photography was done on location. But living in Colorado sometimes the models, and the photographer too, just aren’t in the mood for stomping...

Some Thoughts About Converting a Camera for Infrared

Some Thoughts About Converting a Camera for Infrared

Today's Post by Joe Farace I’m often asked about what kind of camera a photographer should choose to have converted to infrared-only capture. For me, that has always been a simple question: I pick the oldest one that I own and also one that I use the least. Having it...

Celebrate Your Independance

Celebrate Your Independance

Today's Post by Joe Farace “When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.” ― Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man The Fourth of July is typically a day for us to fire up the grill and not only commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring...